13909Re: Marrying old and new freeloaders
- Dec 29, 2011There are also Fastex buckles that provide slits in them that don't require any cutting or sewing of the straps. If you google "Fastex Repair Buckles" you could find them.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, David Backeberg <dbackeberg@...> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 8:14 PM, robbie_thek@...
> <ansi41man@...> wrote:
> > Uh, buckles are stitched onto Freeloaders. That's interesting that XC sells replacement buckles. I wonder >how they expect customers to attach the buckles. I'd have to get a sewing awl and appropriate heavy-duty >nylon thread. So, for $8.00 plus the cost of a sewing awl I can adapt my Freeloaders to their arbitrary change?
> I don't know how 'they expect' it. But I took my entire freeloader bag
> off, and used my sewing machine for putting on patches. It worked
> remarkably well... Trying to attach a picture.
> I assume the same approach would work with straps, or if it's beyond
> your abilities you could take the entire bag to a local tailor.
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